|Mr. Robinson Crusoe - Douglas Fairbanks|
Taken from IMDB: While cruising the South Seas with friends aboard a sailing yacht, it is wagered that Steve can not survive on a desert isle without the accouterments of civilization. After accepting the wager, Steve and his dog swim ashore and begin to recreate their Park Avenue world by way of various Rube Goldberg type contraptions constructed from local materials. Meanwhile, on a nearby island, a young maiden flees her arranged wedding...
Keywords: Adventure; Comedy
Average rating: (9 reviews)
|Oliver Twist - I.E. Chadwick|
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Average rating: (6 reviews)
|Our Daily Bread - King Vidor (uncredited)|
Great Depression tale of community, cleverness, and hard work. Tagline: We live! We love! We fight! We hate! What don't we do for - OUR DAILY BREAD Here's the IMDB page.
Keywords: drama; Great Depression
Average rating: (9 reviews)
|Too Late for Tears|
This is pure noir. Lizabeth Scott and Arthur Kennedy are a couple who receive a satchel full of money that was intended for someone else (Dan Duryea). He wants to turn the cash over to the authorities; she wants to keep it---no matter what the consequenses: "Jane, Jane, what's happening to us---what's happening. The money sits down there in an old leather bag and yet it's tearing us apart. It's poison, Jane...
Keywords: noir; suspense; murder; crime
Average rating: (12 reviews)
Touching romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. Find out more about this film at its IMDB page.
Keywords: romance; comedy; pdmovies
Average rating: (11 reviews)
|The Strange Love of Martha Ivers - Lewis Milestone|
"Man is waylaid by chance in old home town, meets a girl down on her luck and a turbulent couple with whom he shares a dark childhood secret. Significant noir melodrama focusing on provocative, intermingling relationships of neurotic love, guilt and fear." - noir expert Spencer Selby Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas (his first film), Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman...
Keywords: Martha Ivers, Lewis Milestone, Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas
Average rating: (18 reviews)
|Scarlet Street - Fritz Lang, Walter Wanger|
German director Fritz Lang is best known for the highly influential films from relatively early in his career, especially Metropolis (1927) and M (1931). But he also had a brief Hollywood heyday during the mid 1940s, when he made some of his best films. Scarlet Street has been claimed by film noir. This attribution is understandable. The lighting is dark, with heavy use of shadows. The characters are all shady as well...
Keywords: Film-Noir; Drama; Black Comedy; Fritz Lang
Average rating: (27 reviews)